Lokelma

Active Ingredient(s): Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate
FDA Approved: * May 18, 2018
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA PHARMS
Category: Potassium Levels

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Lokelma Overview

Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate (ZS-9) is a selective oral sorbent that traps potassium ions throughout the gastrointestinal tract. It is being developed by ZS Pharma and AstraZeneca for the treatment of hyperkalemia (elevated serum potassium levels).[1] Contents 1 Background 2 Mechanism of action 3 Clinical studies 4 Regulatory 5 See also 6 References Background Main article: Hyperkalemia Hyperkalemia occurs in 3 to 10% of hospitalized patients[2] but is often mild. Hyperkalemia c...

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Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate
  • For Suspension: 10gm/packet, 5gm/packet
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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